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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 12, 1905)
18- ANNIVERSARY SALE
As we are just closing our 18th successful business year in Alliance, we want to take this
opportunity to extend our thanks to those who have assisted in making our business what it is
today. In order to show our appreciation of these past fovors, we have determined to give to the
people of this vicinity and opportunity to buy good, seasonable merchandise at a great sacrifice in
price. This sale will continue ten days, commencing
MONDAY OCTOBER 16th.
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Copyrighted, 1905 Klncald &
75c and 79c all wool Ingrain Carpets at
60c All Wool Ingrain Carpets at - - -Hemp
Carpets at ---------
RAILWAY NOTES AND PERSONALS
Mrs. J, F. Coyler has gone to Chicago.
Machinist C. H. Howard has left the
. Mrs. V. E. Brysen of Lead has gone to
A. J. Devoe has left the service and gone
Mrs. B. F. Bettis of Newcastle has gone
Mrs. J. L. Beckham of Deadwood has
gone to Billings.
Engineer C. C. Smith and wife made a
trip to "Omaha this week.
Mrs, J. A. Failor of Newcastle has gone
to Indianola for a visit.
J. L. Bittlecomb came in from Lincoln
Monday morning on 43,
Fireman C. W. Darling has gone to Kan
sps City and Chicago,
F. E. Kennedy, general boiler inspector,
went to Newcastle Friday.
Master Mechanic F. J. Kraemer left on
41 Tuesday for Newcastle.
Mrs. M. Cusick and sister of Newcastle
are visiting relatives in Alliance.
Engineer S. G. Tillett of the Deadwood
line is in Chicago on business.
A. A. Jennings is a new fireman employ
ed for service on Crawford hill.
Geo. Mehl, formerly yardmaster at Al
liance, has been re-employed here,
Mrs. C. Bazzel and child of Newcastle,
expect to go to Kansas City in a few days.
B. W. Benedict, road foreman of the
Black Hills lines, was in Alliance Friday.
Pay day comes one day earlier this
month, same occuring next Monday, the
Engineer R. L. Yarbrough and wife re
turned from their trip to Hot Springs Fri
Mrs. C. T. Hamilton returned last
Thussday morning from a visit with rela
tives at Lincoln.
Mrs. W. E. Janes, wife of Fireman
Janes on Crawford hill and Miss S. Clay
ton, have gone to Denver.
F, C. Rice, general inspector of trans
portation of Chicago, came in on 43 with
special car, Saturday morning,
R, D. Smith, superintendent of motive
power of Lincoln, came in on 42 with
special car 89, Saturday morning.
Mrs. B. L, Burris arrived on 43 last
Thursday morning from her trip to Den
ver, Wymore, Lincoln and Chicago.
Tom Miller, formerly a brakeman out of
Alliance, but now working out of Pueblo
on the Missouri Pacific, made a short visit
at Alliance the middle, of last week with
his half brother, F. W. Irish.
Our entire line of Overcoats at 10 percent discount.
All clothing will go in this sale at 10 per cent discount
A special lot o! Men's suits that sold up to $10 at $6.66
Another lot of Men's suits that sold up to $8 at $4.95
One lot of Overcoats that sold at $12 for $6.66
Lot of Boys' knee pants that sold at 75c now 50c
Another lot of boys' knee pants that sold at 50c now...., 25c
Entire line of Sweaters, an excellent variety to select from at
15 per cent discount .
dob lot of Men's hats that sold at from $1.50 to 2.50 new QoC
Good heavy fleece-lined underwear a 05c grade at 49C
Boys' suits, ages 5 to 8 at. $ 1 to 2.25
Boys' suits, ages 0 to IG at $2.95
Our line of Men's stiff bosom shirts worth $1.25 to 1.75 98c
Men's heavy blue flannel shirts ut $ 1 ,00
Big Assortment Men's Fancy Web 'Suspenders 25c
Men's Calf faced gauntlet gloves at- : 50c
Men's Fire proof gauntlet gloves at 1 .00
Boys' Mule hide and sheep skin gloves at y 20 C
These prices are made unusually low and are for CASH. Bring your
afford to miss these bargains. We will be pleased to show
W. W. NORTON.
J. V. Hayes, formerly a fireman and
hostler at Alliance, stopped off here Friday
for a day and then went on to Sheridan.
Quite a number of engines are being re
ceived from the lines east of the river to
handle the heavy traffic which is now be
J. Carlile, formerly a boilermaker at
Deadwood but lately working at Havelock,
was in Alliance Saturday and has gone to
Holyoke for a few days.
Fireman' F. W. Clicks left Thursday
morning for a short stay at Belle Plaine,
Iowa, where he was formerly employed as
a fireman for the C. &. N. V.
C. L. Tureman and wife arrived from
Denver Monday morning, Mr. Tureman
was formerly a fireman working out of Al
liance and has been re-employed. .
V. E, Pierson came in on the Denver
train Sunday morning and is visiting with
his brother, A. V. Pierson of the superin
tendent's office. He returned' to his home
at Minden, Neb., Tuesday.
P. S. Eustis, passenger traffic manager
of Chicago, passed through here Monday
on 41 with special car, on his way to Cody,
Wyo. L. W. Wakoley, general passenger
agent of Omaha, accompanied him.
A special train of directors of the C. B,
& Q., consisting of Geo. B. Harris, Darius
Miller, Daniel Willard, Payne Whitney
and Geo. W. Holdredge passed through
Alliance Saturday night on their return
east after a tour of inspection of the lines
east of the Missouri river, having gone as
far west as Billings. General Superinten
dent Phelan met the party at Edgemont
and accompanied them on the trip.
From the McCook Tribune.
Earl Spencer, who recently moved from
McCook to Cheyenne, is now located in
It is a certainty that the September pay
roll will be the largest in the history of the
McCook division. Quite a number of the
boys will draw two checks.
The following brakemen have been
raised to extra conductors: C. A. DeEoy,
C. E. Ryan, F. A, Henderson, W. A. Cas
sell, C. R. Liggett, E. Henckel.
A switch engine has been placed in ser
vice at Longmont during the sugar beet
rush, and H. R. Childress is in charge with
John Masters as assistant.
J, R, Pence and Andrew Dillon have
been transferred to the right side of the
cab. Three Denver firemen ditto. Some
ten new firemen came onto this division,
Conductor C. W. Dewey is over on the
Oberlin branch operating a ditcher in the
c ts, many of them having been damaged
by the storms of this summer and requir
ing work of this character.
There are 196 bad-order cars on the rip
track here now awaiting repairs. Several
were recently sent here from the Lincoln
division to be repaired. The track here
is now so crowed that they are unable to
receive any more cars for the present.
The new superintendent, C, L. Eaton
was on hand, Sunday morning, to greet his
sobordinate officials of the McCook division
and to assume the reigns of the govern
ment resigned by Van O. English, who has
returned to his former and old home in
Aurora, Nebraska, and it is said will en
gage in private business. Mr. Eaton is re
garded in some Burlington circles as a
coming man and on the McCook division
will have ample opportunity to win his
spurs. He has already created a favorable
impression upon those who have come in
contact with him in business and socially.
DEADWOOD RAILWAY ITEMS.
Mrs. A. A. Martinez visited in Lead
L, A. Stewart is acting motorman on the
Deadwood-Lead motor run.
John McDonald of Alliance, was a guest
at the Franklin Sunday night.
Canductor A. J Dwyer of Alliance, stop
ped at the Franklin Friday night.
Mr. W. G. Birkheauser.'representing the
Monarch Coal Co., left Deadwood Friday
afternoon on a business trip to Omaha.
Mr. A. J. Nesbit, a veteran in telegraph
circles, attended the meeting of the Olym
pic Glee Club at Deadwood Thursday eve.
Conductor O. R. Reimer took the wreck
er to Terry Tuesday, to clear the tracks,
the trucks of a car getting off in such a
manner that made it difficult to get at.
Miss Nellie Dahlberg arrived in Dead
wood from Alliance on No. 43 Thursday.
Miss Dahlberg will spend a few weeks in
the city, a guest of Miss Bessie Stewart.
Bert Hutton of the trolley run at Dead
wood, was promoted to conductor on the
high line Wednesday. Art Thompson
succeeds to conductorship on the trolley.
Miss Stella Jackson, who has had charge
of the Frauklin Hotel cigar stand, depart
ed for Denver Tuesday, where she goes to
enter the cigar stores business on a large
Mr. D. II. Crary, the genial and obliging
Burlington agent at Spearfisb, visited
Deadwood Wednesday, shaking hands with
John L. Sullivan and Texas Jim McCor
mick. Conductor Granger of Alliance, was a
guest at the Franklin .Hotel Saturday
night, where he was entertained by the
ex-champion prize fighter of the world,
John L. Sullivan.
A wreck of small proportions occurred
on the Spearfish line Tuesday, caused by a
car getting off the track, delaying the train
several hours. Loss to property was very
light and no one was injured.
One lot Indies' and chlldrcns jacket's and Capes that sold up to
$4.50 now $ 1 .98
Another lot sold up to $7.50 at $3i50
An cxccptlonnly strong line of cloaks at 0.00
One lot of Ladies tailor-made shirts at 2.98
Another lot at $5
Ladies' Rainproof crnvonettc coats at 25 per cent discount.
Ladies' Mackintoshes at 50 per cent discount.
Ladies' Suits well tailored and nicely trimmed at $5
Wc make thcsc'unusually low prices on the above goods to close
them out quickly. ,
48 Ladies' waists in Silks, Wool and Brllliantlno at $
Wc bought one dob Lot of 15c outings that wc will place In this
sale at , IOC
10 pieces of heavy outings at J 2C
Silkalincs, plain and fancy at J Oc
Wool suiting that sold at 05 to 75c at 4-8C
Plain and Fancy Voiles and Brllliantincsat A 6p
Ladies' Shoes Enumcl and Patent that sold $4 and 4.50...2.T5
Ludics' Shoes, Vic! Kid, Heavy Sole and Turn Sole that sold at
$3.50 now 2.50
Ladles' Shoes, Vlcl Kid and Box Calf that sold at $2.50 1 . 75
Every article in
Among the passengers on thh outgoing
Burlington train Monday were Big John L.
Sullivan and Texas Jim McCormick, who
go to Cripple Creek to give an exhibition of
their fistic ability ot that place.
Charlie Burns of the Lead roundhouse,
has returned to work, after a lay off of sev
eral weeks, necessitated by ad accident in
which he came out minus a great toe, a
"cat block" having fallen on his foot.
Mr. A. V. Gavin, who has been visiting
relatives in Sheridan, Wyoming, during
the past three weeks, has returned to
Deadwood, accompanied by Mrs. Harry
Valleau, who will visit Deadwood rela
tives. Conductor Jack Knowlcs of the Dead-wood-Lead
trolley line, carried a full car of
redskins, all togged out in their war dance
costumes and gorgeously painted faces.
The Indians gave an exhibition war dance
at Lead Friday night,
The Deadwood football team won a
hotly contested game Saturday from the
team of the Iudian school at Rapid City by
a score of 10 to o. The Indian boys are a
husky bunch, and the Deadwood team de
serves considerable credit,
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Graham of Pluma,
are rejoicing over the arrival at their home
of a ten pound baby girl, which arrived
Friday morning. Mr, Graham is the pres
ent agent at Pluma, having been with the
Burlington for a number of years.
Terry Mustain, a local prize fighter of
considerable repute returned to Deadwood
Saturday from Douglass, where he lost the
decision in a twenty round go to Morgan
Williams of Victor. The fight went the
limit and was a warm contest.
What threatened to be a disastrous con
flagration broke out in the underbrush in
one of the gulches near Deadwood Satur
day afternoon. Quick action by the fire
fighters, however, prevented serious loss to
residents in the immediate vicinity. May
or McDonald called out the fire laddies.
Trainmaster E. S. Jackson of Alliance
arrived in Deadwood Monday night, and
assumed his new duties Wednesday. A
mild blizzard was raging in the hills upon
Mr. Jackson's arrival, but as yet the snow
storms have not assumed proportions
which in any way interfere with traffic.
Mrs. Stella McAllister, (nee Pelham), of
Alliance, who has been touring the Hills
country the past three weeks, expects to
return to Alliance this week, where Mr.
McAllister is situated in their cozily ar
ranged new home. Previous to Mrs. Mc
Allister's residence in Alliance, she spent
several months in the Hills, where she has
many friends, and has enjoyed a very
Excitement was at white heat at one of
the theatres Saturday night, when, just be
fore the exhibition pugilistic contest be
this department wi
pocketbook. You cannot
you the goods.
tween John L. Sullivan and Big Jim Mc
Cormick was pulled off, the theatre man
agement announced that Texas Jim would
agree to stop Terry Mustain a. local Black
Hills fighter of considerable ability) in five
rounds, pro ided satisfactory arrangements
could be made with the authorities. Im
mediately there were yells from all quart
ers, one man offering to bet fivo hundred
dollars that Texas Jim would not stop
Terry in five rounds, Sheriff Tathen then
appeared on tho scene announced that ho
had one thousand dollars to wager that
there will bo no prize fighting in Dead
wood, Tho audience appeared to be satis
fied with the announcement, and look tho
decjsion in a good natured manner.
Wo are in the market for good loans all
the time. First State Bank, Hemingford,
Money orders written payable in any
foreign country. First State Bank, Hem
ingford. Longtime farm loans, reasonable interest.
K. L. Pierce, First State Bank, Hem
Mrs. Britton went to Alliance Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thorp were in from their
Sioux county ranch Monday.
Mr. Kochler, a young man from Indiana,
is employed by A. M. Miller.
Jos. Kaper went to Omaha Tuesday
night with a shipment of cattle.
Mr. Johnson has taken the place of Mr.
Green in the Hemingford Roller mill.
Miss Maud Rose went to Alliance Sat
urday and visited Mrs. Rustin till Tuesday.
Cbas. Lockwood of Canton was transact
ing business with our merchants Monday
Brown Church has quit working for B.
E. Johnson and is now employed by Jerry
A fire was started by No, 41 last Thurs
day and about sixty acres of II. F. Good
enough's range was burned..
Mrs, Thos. Killeen has moved to town
and is occupying Grandma Bliss' house.
Maggie will attend school here.
Alex Muirhead spent a few days in Al
liance last week attending the Sunday
school convention and soliciting votes.
Laura Wells, daughter of Jerry Wells
who lives near Berca, sustained a broken
knee by falling down cellar last Sunday.
Ray Brown, son of Mrs. Belle Brown,
came down from Lead Friday morning to
spend a month visiting relatives and
Mr. Moravek of Canton was quite sick
with stomach trouble Monday. Dr. Eik
was called and left him much improved
go for 33
t t &
Harold, little son of G. L. Taylor, while
holping his father brand cattle last Thurs
day; was run ovor and had his arm broken.
Miss Mary Basso came up from'AUIance
Sunday to visit with her relatives Anton
Uhrig and family. She returned ' home
Monday evening, ,'
Carter C. Calder of Alliance; and who is
traveling for a nursery in tho eastern part,
of the stato was doing business around '
here the past week. '
Chas, Brennan came up fromiAllianc
Tuesday to spend a few days soliciting
votes. Mr. Brennan is the democratic
candidate for county treasurer.
The Canton telephone line has been '
completed aud phones will be installed by
Saturday thus making seventeen Canton
families our near neighbors by phone.
Mr. Hockett went to Marsland Sunday
to spend a few days on his ranch and to'
plaster his house. Mrs. Hockett is attend-'
ing the photograph car during his absence.
A county teachers association will be
held here next Saturday in the high school
building at 1:30 p. m. A very interesting,
program is being prepared and everybody
A. M..Miller left Sunday for his old
home in Illinois to attend a reunion of his
old regiment at Kankakee the place where
he enlisted. He will also visit his son '
Melvin while there. ,
Ladies will find new and elegant hat de
signs at popular prices at Wildy'b. fcso
don't wait for neighboring towns to unload
some of their old carricd-over shoddy
Luke Phillips returned from Ohio where .
he had been with a shipment of horses
which were disposed of at a satisfactory
price. He spent a month visiting rela
tives and friends at Oberlin, Ohio, and re
turned by Creston, Iowa, where he pur
chased a fine full-blood filley from A. Lati
mer Wilson, which he shipped here and
will take to his ranch.
Many people around here remember
reading a great deal about the cabbage
snake during the last few years. It is very
poisonous and is the supposed cause of
many deaths in the eastern states, One of
these were found by Mrs. Eikner while
chopping cabbage Monday morning. It
was a very active little fellow about eight
inches long and of a brownish color except
its head which was black.
Thirty-three head of cattle as follows."-?
Fifteen 2-year-old heifers
Two yearling heifers
Three 5-year-old cows
Thirteen heifer calves.
All are sired by pure bred bull. Next
calf crop by one of the best bulls in west
ern Nebraska. Most of them have four
crosses and nearly pure bred, This is fine
stock and will be sold for $600.
Fred A. Neeland,
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